Home builders scale back houses to cut costs, sales slow on the Long Island waterfront … and more

New York /
Apr.April 27, 2009 08:17 AM

1. Home builders scaling back the size of houses they build to cut costs [NYT]
2. CBS radio and television personality Charles Osgood puts 5,100-square-foot home at the Osborne on the market for $7.9 million [NYT]
3. Real estate firm Sheldon Good & Co. blames bankruptcy filing on ex-chairman [Chicago Tribune]
4. Troubled property loans auctioned off on the Internet [NYT]
5. College Point residents say waste sanitation center will attract birds and affect planes at La Guardia airport [NYT]
6. New FICO Web site MortgageReliefOnline.com helps homeowners understand if they qualify for government mortgage programs [NYT]
7. History of an asymmetrical wood-frame home in Bed-Stuy [NYT]
8. Bayside residents are afraid a church will reduce property values and bring congestion [NYT]
9. Sales in the city are picking up, but deals are being done at lower prices [NYT]
10. $600 million mixed-use tower in Hell’s Kitchen is the biggest project developers David and Jed Walentas have ever proposed [Crain’s]
11. Living in Laurelton, Queens [NYT]
12. Sales are slow along the Long Island waterfront [NYT]
13. In Windham County, Conn., one out of every 180 households is in a stage of foreclosure [NYT]
14. Understanding mortgage modifications [NYT]
15. A review of real estate veteran Steve Bergsman’s new book “After the Fall: Opportunities and Strategies for Real Estate Investing in the Coming Decade” [Inman, subscription req.]
16. Editorial says New York must replace Aqueduct in Queens with a major development [NYDN]
17. Stimulus funds may fix elevators in public housing projects [NYDN]
18. New York Magazine lists neighborhoods that saw housing prices jump during real estate booms [NY Mag]
19. First-time homebuyer’s guide to purchasing during the downturn [NY Mag]
20. Broker Tom Demsker chooses the best deals in the Sunday Times classifieds [NY Mag]


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
(Image by Wolfgang & Hite via Dezeen)
Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys
Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys
Cammeby's International Group founder Rubin Schron and, from top: 194-05 67th Avenue, 189-15 73rd Avenue and 64-05 186th Lane (Credit: Google Maps)
Ruby Schron lands $500M refi for sprawling Queens apartment portfolio
Ruby Schron lands $500M refi for sprawling Queens apartment portfolio
Wendy Silverstein (Credit: Getty Images)
Wendy Silverstein, co-head of WeWork’s real-estate fund, is out
Wendy Silverstein, co-head of WeWork’s real-estate fund, is out
(Tropicana Las  Vegas via Facebook, Bally's Corp)
Bally’s buys Las Vegas’ Tropicana casino for $150M
Bally’s buys Las Vegas’ Tropicana casino for $150M
Macerich president Edward Coppola and a rendering of the redevelopment in Pheonix (Macerich/City of Pheonix)
Macerich unloads Phoenix mall for $100M; redevelopment awaits
Macerich unloads Phoenix mall for $100M; redevelopment awaits
Hammerson CEO Rita-Rose Gagne and Brookfield's Bruce Flatt. (Hammerson, Brookfield, Getty)
Brookfield’s US malls are struggling. Now it’s buying some in Europe
Brookfield’s US malls are struggling. Now it’s buying some in Europe
Aby Rosen and the Gramercy Hotel (Getty, Google Maps)
Solil Management sues to end RFR’s Gramercy Park Hotel lease
Solil Management sues to end RFR’s Gramercy Park Hotel lease
Judge Katherine Levine (Getty)
Gowanus rezoning may move forward as soon as Monday
Gowanus rezoning may move forward as soon as Monday
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...